Welcome to our Healthy Habit Challenge! Instead of focusing on (impossible-to-keep) New Year’s resolutions, we challenged four writers to start a new healthy habit. These challenges aren’t about cutting out sugar or going on a diet, or focused on the negative. They’re about doing something new and good — and making it second-nature. Here’s how they went.
Original challenge: My Healthy Habit Challenge: I’m Gonna Start Meal Planning
Back in January, I announced that I was going to take up meal planning because, as Benjamin Franklin maybe once said, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Also, I was tired of spending so much of my life running to the grocery store. Also, I was tired of not having food.